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Visual Latin — Contest

Friday, October 1st, 2010

We’ll be holding a contest next week. One person will win Lessons 1-10 of the new Visual Latin curriculum. In addition, every fan of Facebook Homeschooling with the Trivium will receive a coupon code for 25% off the introductory price for the whole curriculum. More info later.

Word Studies Contest

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

UPDATE: Here are the answers and entries. cystitis – cyst (fluid filled sac) itis (inflammation) = inflammation of a cyst or fluid-filled sac euthanasia – eu (good) thanasia (death) = a good death, to kill mercifully to end suffering heterochromia – hetero (different) chrom (color) ia (a condition of) = a condition of different colors […]

Winner of Mystery Country Contest

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Ruth Madziarczyk in Chicago is our winner. The mystery country is Saudi Arabia.

What Is the Mystery Country?

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Daughter #2 will leave soon on a two-month-long mystery trip. Can you guess the country? See our Facebook page for more hints. What country is she traveling to? The 25th person to email me (bluedorn AT triviumpursuit DOT com) the correct answer wins A Very Special Prize from the Mystery Country. Anyone and everyone can […]

Winner of the Logic Contest

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Announcing the winner of the logic contest — Daniel Valles was our judge and here are his comments: “Well, this was tough to narrow it down. Several people had shared themes. I would say that it was super close. The winner is Shari Drennan. Honorable mention to Spunky, Carol, Audrey, and Autumn Beck. I was […]

New Logic Curriculum and a Contest

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Have you seen Isaac Watts’ logic book? Watts is mostly known for his hymns but he also wrote Logic, or The Right Use of Reason in the Inquiry After Truth With a Variety of Rules to Guard Against Error in the Affairs of Religion and Human Life, as well as in the Sciences. Logic was […]

Contest — Give us a photo blurb

Friday, November 13th, 2009

What’s happening here? Think up an appropriate blurb describing what’s happening in these two photos. We’ll pick a winner in a couple of days. The winner gets a copy of the new edition of The Fallacy Detective. UPDATE: Sorry for the delay in picking a winner. There was disagreement as to the best one — […]

Where is Toodles today?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

The 20th person to email me the name of the country wins a copy of the new edition of The Fallacy Detective. UPDATE: Here are the correct entries, in order received. Toodles is in Afghanistan with Mr. Paul (no relation to Ron Paul, unfortunately) Angela in OK Hillary Moore Cindy Richards Peggy Brooks Andrea Kincannon […]

Contest Time with Spurgeon

Monday, January 19th, 2009

UPDATE: Contest winners are Linda T, Tammy, Rhonda England, and Latayne Scott. Thanks so much for your responses — I wish I could have given you all prizes! For this contest I would like you to tell me what this phrase of Spurgeon’s means to you — Omnipotence has servants everywhere. Make your comments here […]

Homeschooler Henry Hoffmann Wins NRA Essay Contest

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Homeschooler Henry Hoffmann submitted an essay for the NRA’s annual nationwide essay contest, and out of 1200 entries, won! Quoting founding father Thomas Jefferson, Henry noted that: “[A]ll power is inherent in the people….[I]t is their right and duty to be at all times armed.” This was, in essence, his thesis for his essay which […]

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